So I left my keyboard, and did what I do when I need to clear my head, GetOutside! It was during my walk that it hit me; I could never hope to tell you what mountains mean to everyone, but I can tell you what they mean to me!
Walking the mountains has been a part of my life since an early age, my first memory of which was walking to the summit of y Cnicht from Croesor with my father, and being instantly hooked!
Since then I lace up those walking boots as often as time permits to explore and to unwind. This includes the usual honeypots such as Snowdon to the more secret Snowdonia locations such as Clogwyn y Garreg.
Mud and Routes is a free to access website where we try to provide quality free walking routes and hints and tips for likeminded outdoor enthusiasts. Take a quick look - I’m sure you’ll love it! www.mudandroutes.com
I’m proud to have been chosen as part of the Mud and Routes team, to be an Ordnance Survey GetOutside champion! Championing and inspiring more to GetOutside and enjoy the great British outdoors, including of course those great mountains we have!
The eagle eyed among you may have spotted that my first name is Tryfan, yes like that famous mountain in Snowdonia! Don’t know what I’m on about? Seriously? Then check it out.
Now you start to appreciate that mountains not only reflect my father’s passion for walking (and my mother’s willingness to go with the naming policy!) nor my way of escaping the daily grind, nor even my hobby. But they are all that and more; they are an inherent part of me, part of my bond with my brothers, a fundamental part of the makeup of my family . . . simply put - mountains are in my blood!
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